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Citigroup plans new operations away from London after Brexit

US bank in talks with Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, Germany and Netherlands in search for new European base once UK leaves EU<p>Citigroup has set out 25 criteria to weigh up which financial centre in the European Union will house the new operation it expects to set up as a result of Brexit.<p>The US …

Europe

11 advanced excel tricks that will help you get an instant raise at work

Massive swathes of the economy rely on the program, and becoming skilled at Excel has become a license to print money in business.<p>So while there are a lot of basic tricks that you have to know, there are also a few tricks that will set you head and shoulders above the competition.<p>If you want to …

The world is facing a pension disaster

A new report released by Citibank estimates that the total value of unfunded or underfunded government pension liabilities for 20 OECD countries stands at a staggering US$78 trillion.<p>That's US$78,000,000,000,000, unfunded, that's owed to public-sector workers. Putting that figure into perspective, …

Unilever to stop using coal for energy within five years

Consumer goods giant pledges to go ‘carbon positive’ by 2030, generating 100% of its energy needs from renewables with more to spare<p>Unilever, the consumer goods giant, has pledged to eliminate coal from its energy usage within five years, and derive all of its energy worldwide solely from renewable …

Sustainability

Inside Chipotle’s extremely intense, 39-point checklist for good management

Behind the organized chaos of a Chipotle mid-lunch rush is a sophisticated management ethos, of a type more often associated with tech giants or august industrial conglomerates than fast casual burrito restaurants. And while founder Steve Ells is the famous champion of Chipotle’s natural and …

Restaurants

US fashion companies are starting to look beyond China for sourcing apparel

China’s clothing manufacturing capabilities are so advanced, and still so relatively cheap for US fashion labels, that right now there are few good substitutes for producing there. But as Chinese production costs begin to creep up, American brands are scouting out other options, primarily in …

Clothing

The best multiport USB wall charger

​<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article below at</i> <i>TheWirecutter.com</i>.<p>After surveying more than 1,100 Wirecutter readers and using six iPads to test 18 top models, we can safely say that Anker's 36W 4-Port USB Wall Charger is …

Oil Boss Says More Job Cuts Ahead

Industry Still Reacting to Crude Prices That Are Half of 2014’s Peak<p>Energy companies aren’t finished shedding jobs due to crude oil prices that are half what they were about six months ago, the world’s biggest oil-field-services provider warned soon after disclosing 9,000 job cuts.<p>Paal Kibsgaard, …

Oil & Gas Industry